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How much do you know about this week’s news? Take our quiz

How closely were you paying attention?

BEEN PAYING ATTENTION this week?

Let’s see about that. Take our weekly news quiz and see how well the stories of the week registered in your brain.

There are no prizes, so cheating is kind of pointless. You can, however measure where you are on the animal scale of intelligence.

Deep breath, here goes…

A Pentagon Twitter account was broken into this week. What was Barack Obama giving a speech on when it happened?
E-commerce
Cyber security

ISIS
The Charlie Hebdo attacks
Richard Bruton says Ireland can have full employment by the end of which year?
2015
2016

2017
2018
There was a bomb scare at Intel's plant on Tuesday. Which Kildare town is it in?
Clane
Athy

Leixlip
Maynooth
A Jewish newspaper photoshopped which world leader out of this picture?
Enda Kenny
Angela Merkel

Mahmoud Abbas
Francois Hollande
What was the storm that battered Ireland this week dubbed?
Monica
Phoebe

Joey
Rachel
Who ruled themselves out of an independents' alliance on Wednesday?
Shane Ross
Michael Fitzmaurice

Stephen Donnelly
Lucinda Creighton
Senator Catherine Noone reported abusive tweets to the gardaí. What had she called for to be banned?
UFC
Ice Cream

Running in the yard
Soft drinks
Patrick Honohan revealed that Brian Lenihan wanted to do what the night of the bank guarantee?
Dissolve the government
Burn bondholders

Hold a referendum
Recapitalise the banks
Sinn Féin's Jonathan O'Brien told which Labour backbencher to "shut his mouth" in the Dáil this week?
Robert Dowds
Michael Connaughan

Eric Byrne
Eamonn Maloney
A robot missing since 2003 was found on Mars. What was it called?
Poodle 4
Boxer 1

Beagle 2
Labrador 3
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Top Dog!
You've remembered all of this week. Fair play!
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You scored out of !
Clever Cat!
You did really well. Take a well earned break and bask in your cleverness.
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You scored out of !
Fintastic!
A decent display.
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You scored out of !
What are ewe doing?!
Not great, was it?
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You scored out of !
Turtle-y awful
Have you been living inside your shell all week?
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